I'm curious if the people who were affected recently are satisfied with the severance package that was provided. I know being laid off is far from ideal, but to be honest, with decent severance I wouldn't mind all that much. It would help me get a... — read more
There was another "reorganization" today in the marketing division where they let go several people, including all but one member of the website department. Were other departments affects as well? Leadership continues to flatly deny that these are... — read more
Info for Contacting VA Department of Labor
From the DOL site: If you know your company is planning layoffs and the workers not been told that Rapid Response services will be available to you, or your company laid you off without notice, please contact your state's Rapid Response team. In... — read more
Criteria they used
I feel for everyone who is affected. What frustrates me the most is the non-transparency of the management. What was the criteria used when deciding which employees will be laid off? Some say that the main target were those who have not been here... — read more
Can we relax or are there more cuts to come?
This is an example of poorly managed layoffs! Some of those who were cut are struggling to understand the logic behind these cuts because their performance was cited as the reason and they were actually good performers. Others who are not... — read more
Why were layoffs not announced?
Everything seems to be happening behind smoke and mirrors here. I know of some people who were laid off, but the layoffs were not announced.
Rumors of layoffs
I've heard rumors of impending widespread layoffs (Sales, Consulting, Marketing, CS, BD) trickling down from leadership, citing the need to tighten up the org and trim any underperforming or obsolete groups that no longer fit the strategy, to keep... — read more
Heard through the grapevine that Appian is getting acquired by CRM, is this true? I tend to doubt it is.
No layoff updates as Oct/Nov 2017
Nothing new to add here - there are no layoff updates with Appian - still growing. We'll see what happens in 2018.